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5th wheel and lifted truck

I have a 6" Rize lift kit with 37" Toyo MT's. Would I be able to pull a 5th wheel toy hauler some how or will I need to bring the truck back down?

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As long as the 5er rides level...i doubt you can get that much adjust ment from a 5er hitch.

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gooseneck, probably, 5th, probably not.

I say probably with the gooseneck because there are some designs that you wouldnt be able to tow. I can pull a gooseneck with mine.


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As long as the 5er rides level...i doubt you can get that much adjust ment from a 5er hitch.
Only with a axle flip on the trailer.

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I have a 5er with the gooseneck conversion hitch. I have it adjusted as high as it will go and my trailer rides level with my stock suspension so i wouldn't be able to lift mine and inch without screwing with towing safety.

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Only with a axle flip on the trailer.
Axel flip will only give you maybe 4 inches i think

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I've seen some adjustment on the trailer saver style with the integrated air bags. But I agree, messing around too much will mess with they way the trailer pulls. Safety is key.

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Axel flip will only give you maybe 4 inches i think
Agreed. But that's 4in he didn't have to start with.

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Well his truck is 8.5 inches higer than stock so an axel flip would compensate 4"...you need another 4.5 inches of adjustment in the hitch. Have no idea if you can get that.

Keep in mind, rasing the load like this raises the center of gravity. If the camper ever whipped on you, it would be more prone to tip over. Generaly speaking you are compromising your safety (not to mention everyone around you) when you lift a camper or town with a lifted truck. Its just not as stable by far.

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Well his truck is 8.5 inches higer than stock so an axel flip would compensate 4"...you need another 4.5 inches of adjustment in the hitch. Have no idea if you can get that.

Keep in mind, rasing the load like this raises the center of gravity. If the camper ever whipped on you, it would be more prone to tip over. Generaly speaking you are compromising your safety (not to mention everyone around you) when you lift a camper or town with a lifted truck. Its just not as stable by far.
So we agree to just lower the truck?

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